Interviewing Strategies: Essential Skills for Hiring Managers

Course Description: 

Whether you are new to the hiring process or if you’re a seasoned manager, HR practitioner, or talent acquisition professional, you’re sure to find the powerful tips and techniques you’ll learn from Interviewing Strategies: Essential Skills for Hiring Managers to be helpful, effective, and different from what you’ve heard in other interviewing skills training.

Hiring Manager Interviewing Training

Going beyond the basics of what not to ask interviewees, Interviewing Strategies: Essential Skills for Hiring Managers focuses on what you really need to know to conduct revealing and effective interviews to help identify candidates who not only have the skills you need, but who are also the best fit for your company and your specific staffing goals. Examples of what you’ll learn in this informative session include:

  • Getting a clear picture of your interviewing goals
  • Effective interview preparation
  • 8 key interviewing skills
  • How to choose appropriate questions and questioning techniques based on goals and criteria
  • Questioning approaches to avoid on order to ensure your chances of getting accurate interviewee insights
  • Questions interviewees are likely to ask so you can be prepared to respond
  • Interviewer bias errors to avoid
  • Interpreting what interviewees tell you through verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Considerations for comparing applicants
  • Additional tips and techniques to utilize for effective interviewing
  • Decision making/selection criteria

Who Should Attend

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Recruiters
  • HR professionals
  • Talent acquisition professionals
  • Anyone involved in screening or hiring
  • Small business owners

Course Length

This course is available as a half-day workshop, or as a 60 - 90 minute webinar or lunch-and-learn. See our public webinar schedule or contact us to schedule a session at any U.S. location.

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